NICA-MPD Vertex Tracking Detector Identification Capability for Reconstructing Strange and Charmed Particle Decays

Abstract

The vertex silicon detector is part of the NICA-MPD tracking system designed for efficient registration of short-lived products of nucleus–nucleus interactions. This paper presents the results of a computer simulation of the identification capability of the MPD tracking system which includes a Time-Projection Chamber (TPC) and a vertex detector based on Monolithic Active Pixel Sensors (MAPS’s) when reconstructing the decays of strange and charmed particles generated in central Au + Au collisions at \(\sqrt {{{S}_{{NN}}}} \) = 9 GeV.

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This paper was supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, project no. 18-02-40119.

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Zinchenko, A.I., Igolkin, S.N., Kondratiev, V.P. et al. NICA-MPD Vertex Tracking Detector Identification Capability for Reconstructing Strange and Charmed Particle Decays. Phys. Part. Nuclei Lett. 17, 856–870 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1134/S1547477120060114

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